Meiji Jingu Shrine – Tokyo

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Meiji Jingu Shrine

The Meiji Jingu Shrine is probably one of the most famous and visited in Tokyo as it is located within Yoyogi Park. The shrine is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emporer Meiji and Empress Shoken.

The shrine was completed in 1920, however, it was destroyed during World War II, and was subsequently rebuilt.

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Torii
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Torii

Entrance to the shrine is marked by the torii.

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Fortunes
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Fortune

There is a large omikuji area, where people can get their “fortunes told”.

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Ema

As with many Shinto shrines, there is also an ema, in which visitors write their wishes on wooden plates.

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Wash Basin
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Meiji Jingu Shrine
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Meiji Jingu Shrine
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Meiji Jingu Shrine
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Meiji Jingu Shrine
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Meiji Jingu Shrine
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Meiji Jingu Shrine
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